No. 1 men’s water polo (13-1, 0-0 MPSF) cemented their top ranking with two more victories this weekend on a trip to Southern California. First, the Cardinal defeated No. 8 California State University, Long Beach (10-8, 0-0 GCC) on Saturday 11-5, then travelled to Orange County, where they beat No. 13 University of California, Irvine (16-7, 0-0 GCC).
This weekend, the No.1 Stanford men’s water polo team (12-1, 0-0 MPSF) hits the road for two games, first on Saturday at No. 8 Long Beach State (10-7, 0-0 GGC) and then on Sunday at No. 13 UC-Irvine (6-6, 0-0 GGC).
The high-octane offense of Stanford’s No. 1 men’s water polo team (12-1, 0-0 MPSF) easily handled Santa Clara (8-5, 0-0 MPSF) on the road by a final score of 11-4 on Wednesday. The win pushed the Cardinal’s current winning streak to seven and maintained their perfect 5-0 record on the road.
The newly minted No. 1 men’s water polo team (11-1, 0-0 MPSF) will look to retain their rank atop the Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) against Santa Clara (8-4, 0-0 MPSF) on Wednesday. The Cardinal are a perfect 4-0 on the road and are winners of their last six straight matches.
No. 1 men’s water polo (11-1, 0-0 MPSF) claimed an 11-8 victory against No. 3 Pacific on Sunday afternoon (10-2, 0-0 GCC), extending Stanford’s winning streak to six games. Entering the weekend, both teams had a 10-1 record, with Pacific’s only loss having been against the Cardinal in the SoCal Invitational.
No. 3 men’s water polo (10-1, 0-0 MPSF) claimed the SoCal Invite after downing No. 2 UCLA (9-1, 0-0 MPSF) to the tune of 13-9 on Sunday afternoon. The victory marked the completion of a 16-team, three-day tournament hosted by the Bruins.
This Friday through Sunday, the No. 3 men’s water polo (6-1, 0-0 MPSF) will be making a splash at the SoCal Invitational. The first match-up of the tournament for the Cardinal is against the Air Force (7-4, 0-0 WWPA) at 1 p.m. on Friday, followed by two matches on Saturday and a final one on Sunday.
Following an undefeated season-opening weekend at the Navy Open, No. 2 men’s water polo (5-0, 0-0 MPSF) toppled San Jose State (0-3, 0-0 GCC) to the tune of 16-5 on Friday night.